How the Esri platform helps the City of Cambridge reduce drug waste

The City of Cambridge had a crisis on its hands last September. It started with a toddler pricking his hand on a used needle, an emergency that required the child to be treated

Published on: September 17th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How managers and business owners can cultivate emotional intelligence at work

Building a successful business is about more than reaching deadlines and using hard skills to get things done: emotional intelligence (EI) and social skills are just as essential to productivity, according to City

Published on: August 31st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Smart cities need ‘heightened awareness’ of privacy, Ontario assistant privacy commissioner says

Internet of Things (IoT) technology is a reality that cities across the world are waking up to, and the proliferation of smart city projects means that more municipalities than ever are moving forward

Published on: August 21st, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Lots of award-winning mobility strategies in the June 2018 issue of Municipal Interface

The latest Municipal Interface might be our most informative yet, and I'm not just typing that because I wrote most of it. Released Thursday, the June 2018 issue of the Municipal Information Systems

Published on: June 7th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Cities of Toronto, Mississauga among MISA Ontario’s 2018 award winners

HAMILTON, ONT. - The Cities of Toronto, Mississauga, and Cambridge, along with the Town of Innisfil, were among the big winners at the Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA) Ontario chapter's annual conference Monday

Published on: June 5th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

An expert’s survey of the Smart Cities Challenge

By Roy Wiseman On April 24, 2018, the window closed for submitting applications for Infrastructure Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge. By that date, 132 proposals had been submitted from 199 communities across Canada, with

Published on: May 28th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

MISA Prairies uses 2018 conference to rebrand itself – literally

RED DEER, Alta. - The Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA) Prairies chapter has come a long way from its humble beginnings, and its latest conference reflected that in more ways than one. The

Published on: May 10th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How the City of Lethbridge prepared its Smart Cities Challenge application

RED DEER, Alta. - Public feedback played a central role in Lethbridge’s application for Infrastructure Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge, the city’s IT general manager explained during a recent presentation. During the 2018 Municipal

Published on: May 10th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

MISA Prairies honours former president Chris Fisher with lifetime membership

RED DEER, Alta. - Despite his protests, former City of Regina IT director and past Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA) Prairies president Chris Fisher's greatness has officially been recognized by the organization he

Published on: May 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How social media helped save Fort McMurray residents from the 2016 wildfire

RED DEER, Alta. - As a public services veteran, Darby Allen admits he was never a fan of social media and the arguments he occasionally read on it. But when Fort McMurray's former

Published on: May 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Become an expert in smart cities with the March 2018 issue of Municipal Interface

The first Municipal Interface of 2018 is here, and it's our best yet. Released Thursday, the March issue of the Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA)/ASIM Canada's official magazine is full of advice, case

Published on: March 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Pick up some cyber security tips from the December 2017 issue of Municipal Interface

ITBusiness.ca readers - even those not directly involved in their company's tech department - will want to hear the advice contributor Howard Solomon solicited from the cyber security experts who spoke at MISA

Published on: December 7th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How the City of Lethbridge’s former IT manager won MISA/ASIM Canada’s Peter Bennett Award

For Sabina Coyle, it’s all about collaboration. During September’s Municipal CIO Summit in Montreal, Coyle received the prestigious Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA)/ASIM Canada Peter Bennett award for her work as the former

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

ITWC president Fawn Annan wins MISA/ASIM Canada’s Dennis Steen Award

ITBusiness.ca is proud to announce that parent company ITWC's president and CMO, Fawn Annan, is this year's recipient of the Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA)/ASIM Canada's Dennis Steen Award. Named for a longtime

Published on: September 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood